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Student services help students succeed in and out of the classroom


Seattle Central College is committed to supporting our students both in and out of the classroom. Once enrolled, students can access a variety of services and resources to support them throughout their academic journey.

Academic and Career Services

Advising staff helps students map out educational plans and guide them toward their goals. They advise about degree requirements, unofficial transcript evaluation, degree and college transfer requirements, schedule planning and researching majors.

The Career Services Center helps students identify career paths and find their dream job. They offer academic and career resources to Seattle Central students, alumni and the general public free of charge. These include career planning and job search, career assessment, resume and cover letter help, and career-related resources.

The Computer Center provides students access to both PC and Apple computers, software and printing through several on-campus labs.

The Learning Support Network helps students increase academic confidence and improve classroom performance in a variety of subjects. Students can access both individualized and group tutoring free of charge.

Student Resources and Support

Child Care Assistance can make childcare for students while they attend school. They offer funding, information, and referral resources to students who need help with childcare assistance.

The College Success Program supports students who have been in a foster care with services designed especially for them. They offer tailored support about navigating college, help students create a network of support, and provide resources like healthy food and school supplies.

Disability Support Services provides counseling and reasonable accommodations for students with a documented disability. These services are designed to help students succeed while studying at Seattle Central, as well as access to support services in the community.

MESA- Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) offers academic and professional services to underrepresented students studying Science, Technology, Engineering or Math who want to transfer to four-year institutions.

Multicultural Services supports students of color and diverse cultural backgrounds. Students can take advantage of leadership opportunities and help to develop programs, projects, and curriculum that promote diversity, equality, and social justice at Seattle Central.

Student Leadership provides opportunities for engagement outside of the classroom with a range of extracurricular opportunities including legislative action, social justice, global awareness, sports and games, communications and journalism, academic development and more.

TRiO provides individualized support for first–generation and low-income students, as well as students with disabilities to help them complete an associate degree and/or successfully transfer to a four–year college program.

Women’s Programs provides resources for current students, prospective students, and the community around gender concerns. They can provide students with housing resources and emergency funding for supplies and transportation. They also organize events that builds campus and community awareness around the issue of gender.

Workforce Services and Funding  can help students enrolled a career-focused Professional/Technical program with funding to help them reach their career goals. These include tuition assistance, educational planning and advising, supplies, transportation assistance and more.

Veteran’s Services helps veterans and their dependents a network of support to help them successfully navigate the transition from military to college life. The campus VetCorps Navigator and Veterans Affairs coordinator offer guidance about benefits and resources available to help veterans both in and out of the classroom. An active Student Veteran Association provides opportunities for student development.

More information about these student support and information is available in the Student Handbook (pdf).

If students need assistance paying for college, they may qualify for a variety of Financial Aid and funding resources.


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